Hidden heritage brought to life for history lovers
Scarborough’s hidden gems were revealed to the public during this year’s Heritage Open Days event.
The annual event celebrates the country’s architectural, built and historical heritage, with many attractions opening their doors for free.
Places taking part included Ayton Castle, Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre, St Andrew’s Church, St John the Baptist Church in Cayton and Raincliffe Woods. Hunmanby also hosted a number of open day events on Saturday including the Lock up and Pinfold, Wrangham House and a Village Heritage Trail.
Our photographer Richard Ponter was out and about the capture the event.
St Andrew’s church historian Trisha McNaughton, Canon John Toy, model restorer Tim Singletion enjoying the medieval Scarborough Town Model 174328b. Inset, A model of the Castle Keep 174328c
Heritage weekend with Cayton’s St John the Baptist Church. Alan Green and Les Hutchinson ready to show visitors inside the wonderful church 174330
Allan Roberts and Dave Normandale at Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre 174328f
St Andrew’s Church - pictured are Jean Glover, Joan Ward and Kath Foreman 174328e